This highly interactive two day course enables participants to understand how human behaviours contribute to project performance. The course utilises a range of activities, grounded in project management, human factors and human performance theory, to empower participants to have a positive impact on project performance.


Duration: Two days
Delivery format: Traditional or virtual classroom

Who is it for?

All project professionals who have accountability for the delivery of projects.

"Course material extremely useful and valuable to my role in governing, assuring and enabling them to succeed. Practical examples helped put the course content into a useful context. I will definitely promote this course to others thank you! " "Well structured, well delivered, interesting and insightful with useful tools to apply going forward. Excellent course, got to learn new skills and meet and work with the team." "I found the whole course useful, it was very interactive and thought provoking especially the projectopoly at the end as it brought it all together"

Feedback from participants on Empowering Project Professionals to Improve Performance, March 2021

Course content

Learning objectives

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

Assessment format

Participants will be asked to complete a short reflective exercise capturing key learning and personal goal-setting which they will be able to apply back in the workplace.


For details of forthcoming course dates and prices, please contact:

The University of Cumbria Project Academy Office on 01228 616332 or


To book your place, please see below for arrangements if you want to pay by purchase order and invoice or by credit card.



If you have selected a course which is delivered online, please read the technical requirements before booking. If you are unable to undertake a booked course due to not having the required equipment, no refund will be offered.


Inclusions and exclusions


I wish to pay using a company purchase order and require a separate invoice

Please email the following details no less than 4 weeks before the first day of the course:

If you have not conducted business with the University of Cumbria before, please be aware that both of us may have administrative procedures required to set up our respective customer/supplier accounts and the time taken to complete these may impact on the availability of places on your preferred course.


Payment, cancellation and changes


I wish to pay using a company or personal credit card and do not require a separate invoice

Please email the following details no less than 4 weeks before the first day of the course:

On receipt of your booking and confirmation that we can accommodate you, we will send a link to take your payment.


Payment, cancellation and changes

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